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City Lockdowns and Health Updates in Israel

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With COVID-19 still sweeping the country, about 9,755 Israelis have confirmed cases. With about 150 in critical condition, at least 80 people have passed away due to the virus, with the youngest being a 37-year-old man. Eight hundred people have recovered. While the number of confirmed cases continues to rise, the capacity for testing has…

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Restrictions Tighten as Coronavirus Cases Rise

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As Israeli restrictions tighten further, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases continues to rise. As of this writing there are 6,211 people who have been confirmed with the virus, with 107 in serious condition, and 31 deceased. As of March 30, all gatherings have been restricted to two people. Residents are being asked to stay…

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Israeli-Canadian Nurse Uplifts from the Frontlines

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Rachel Gemara, 32, made Aliyah in 2006 from Toronto, Canada, and has been a resident of Jerusalem ever since. Trained as an oncology nurse, she has been working at the Shaare Zedek Medical Center for the past decade; yet since the global pandemic spread to Israel, she has found herself on the front lines of…

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Latest COVID-19 Updates in Israel

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In the latest COVID-19 updates, over 2,495 cases have been confirmed. Five fatalities have occurred and 41 are in serious condition. Sixty-six people have recovered. About 900 of the milder cases are being monitored from home, while about 200 medium cases are filling the rooms at empty hotels. The Health Ministry is enforcing a full…

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Educational System Breakdown or Upgrade?

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Since last week, the Israeli educations system, from daycares to universities, have been forced to shut down. More recent regulations have enforced no after school activities or social gatherings. Children of all ages are being forced to stay at home, and parents are left to keep them occupied. While some may choose to homeschool, the…

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